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People HR/LR Partner

  • Location
    • Romulus, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

The Role

As a part of the Romulus Propulsion Systems HR/LR team, you will perform day-to-day HR/LR business activities and partner with Manufacturing counterparts on initiatives that align with GM’s objectives, mission and culture.  You will work with the Plant's manufacturing team, HR/LR team, HR Communities of Expertise, and other stakeholders to build engagement, increase output, and attract and retain talent.

What You'll Do

Labor Relations:

·       Provide management representation in administering the provisions of agreements between union and management

·       Counsel management in the interpretation of agreements and act as management representative in dealing with the union

·       Exercise independent judgment within general policies and procedures established by agreements; some direct guidance is received from supervisor

·       Advise management and other plant personnel on matters related to Union-Management relationships

·       Maintain accurate records pertinent to Labor Relations  (i.e. grievance filing, investigations, local agreements and practices, meeting minutes)

·       Play a principal role in local negotiations; partnering with operations to identify strategic initiatives that drive competitiveness while focus on the employee experience

·       Share regular Labor Relations updates – Shop Committee grievance resolution meeting

·       Coordinate the activities of various departments involved in resolving employee grievances

·       Organize and develop cases relative to Management’s position within the grievance procedure (e.g., write grievance responses, identify supporting documentation, policies, etc.)

·       Conduct special investigations as needed

·       Coordinate with plant and unit management on matters concerning hourly personnel

·       Provide guidance and resolution to conflicts

·       Administer shop rules when appropriate

·       Provide oversight on cultural trends relative to grievances and take a proactive approach in addressing action plans

Hourly Employment:

·       Responsible for ensuring the proper manpower for the plant is maintained and assigned; actively monitoring attrition, retention, and forecasting utilizing data analytics to drive decisions

·       Administer hourly hiring, contractual transfer provisions, and separations for permanent, temporary, and part-time employment

·       Advise Management, Union and hourly employees on seniority issues

·       Exercise independent judgment within general policies and procedures established by agreements; some direct guidance is received from supervisor

·       Frequent involvement with other work groups (i.e. Benefits, Payroll, IT, National Employment Placement Center, Sedgwick, etc.) regarding employee issues, downstream data problems, or other pertinent matters)

·       Ensure data integrity within Workday for workforce as needed

Salaried Human Resources:

·       Influence the strategic agenda of the organization by building relationships at all levels to ensure HR strategy is cascaded and integrated into business strategy

·       Work with Sector HR Business Partner and  to ensure successful completion of Sector and Global Manufacturing initiatives

·       Support Talent Management Process – collaborate with leaders to facilitate talent identification and leadership development in support of workforce succession planning

·       Develop content and lead Sub-HRM meetings

·       Facilitate annual compensation planning and administration activities

·       Interpret human resources management policies and procedures and engage subject matter expert contacts as needed for support

·       Counsel/coach leaders and employees on various matters

·       Facilitate and/or provide support for internal investigations and Awareline complaints

·       Support onboarding and orientation activities for salaried new hires

·       Ensure human resource transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner utilizing HR systems

·       Serve as contact for student interns

·       Complete HR special projects/assignments as requested

·       Utilize data analytics to drive decisions to move the business forward, relative to talent, staffing strategies, etc.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

·       Bachelor’s Degree and relevant experience

·       5+ years of human resources and labor relations experience

·       1+ year plant manufacturing experience preferred

·       Strong and effective interpersonal skills in facilitation, coaching others, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

·       Strong and proficient data analytics, process analytics, organizational and project management skills

·       Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation, negotiations and conflict resolution

·       Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, and work to plan

·       Demonstrated analytical, organizational, and project management skills

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Highly proficient use of HR Systems and computer software application skills (i.e., Workday, Excel, Kronos, Ethicspoint, etc.)

·       Proficient with Data Analysis, and possess strong Microsoft Excel skills

·       Skill and proficiency in a wide range of HR practice areas.

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

·       Prior human resources or labor relations experience in a unionized manufacturing organization is preferred. 

·       Kronos experience preferred.

·       Workday experience preferred.

·       UAW contract administration experience preferred.

·       PHR/SPHR Certification preferred.

**This position will require periodic off-shift work**

GM DOES NOT PROVIDE IMMIGRATION-RELATED SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS ROLE. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU WILL NEED GM IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.

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